Information Systems is part of Karlstad Business School. The discipline includes technical, financial, and educational aspects of information systems.
PUBLIC DEFENCE: Tomas Gustavsson defended his dissertation
Tomas Gustavsson successfully defended his dissertation "Inter-team Coordination in Large-scale Agile Software Development Projects" with Prof. Pär Ågerfalk as opponent on December the 4th, 2020.
SEMINAR: Günter Alce brings latest research news on IoT and Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality
Dec 1, 13:15-14:15 Zoom. After his student seminars in ISAD19, Günter will hold a research seminar for us (this time we will not be in the fika room for Covid reasons, as the master students are also invited to the research seminar).
SEMINARI: Erik Perjons presents the book ”An Introduction to Design Science”
Nov 24, 13:15-15:00 Zoom. Third lecture of ISAD22: Erik Perjons, DSV, presents his and Paul Johanneson's book ”An Introduction to Design Science”.
BOOK RELEASE: Marie-Therese explains process modelling
The Swedish publisher Studentlitteratur has released Marie-Therese Christensson’s book on "methods for process orientation". With this book, practitioners and students will get access to many year's of acquired experience in the field of process oriented business development. For more information, see our research pages Process Orientation in practice.
PROJECT ASSISTANT WITHIN eHEALTH
Akhona Khumalo from South Africa, who is presently finalising her studies at our Master's programme in Information System, has now been hired on 50% to assist in eHealth reseach. She will assist in data gathering and processing as well as in research funding application.
NAILING: Tomas Gustavsson nails his dissertation
Nov 06, 15:00 outside the library. Tomas Gustavsson nails his PhD thesis on on large-scale agile software development. Defence is set to 4th of December.
MONIKA MAGNUSSON PROMOTED
Our latest researcher to be promoted to associate professor is Monika Magnusson.
THREE NEW EMPLOYEES AT INFORMATION SYSYTEMS
Alexander Vestin, who recently worked as assistant is now employed as junior lecturer in Information Systems. We have also employed two new assistants, Egide Lutonda and Jakob Johansson, who currently are students at the master program.
TWO NEW DOCTORS AT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Ala Sarah Alaqra defended a dissertation in Computer Science on human factors within privacy-enhancing technologies at the end of January, and a few days later Ala began a new employment in Information Systems at the Karlstad Business School.
Already last summer Sana Rouis Skandrani was employed at KAU. Sana has a PhD from Luleå Technical University in Electronic Business with dissertation on the impact of Facebook usage on students' study results. At Karlstad University she develops a course in Business Simulation and Analytics and teaches within many courses.
Is an app the right way to guide visitors to the central Hospital in Karlstad? A new research study will try to provide an answer to that question. The study is a breakthrough for research in real location within DigitalWell. The methodology is developed at Karlstad University and for the trials a prototyping system called Ozlab is used. “It looks like an app but is controlled by a real person.
Can agile thinking contribute to greater focus on value-creating deliveries instead of being impeded by the initial demands?
AGREEMENT SIGNED WITH GITHUB
Karlstad Business School has signed a partnership agreement with Github – an online Community and subsidiary of Microsoft – to offer students and teaching staff the opportunity to cooperate and contribute to different IT projects without cost. Revision control of source code is very important in all development and management of systems. GIT is a system for revision control developed by the Linux creator Linus Torvalds.
Visiting researcher Stefan Rass will hold a guest lecture at Information Systems on Wednesday 14th of August at 13.15. Contemporary critical infrastructures exhibit a strong interdependency, with many known direct implications of impacts (such as by blackouts), but also with a considerable number of indirect implications and side-effects to consider in the overall picture.
NATIONAL MEETING IN KARLSTAD ON DEVELOPMENT OF ONLINE MEDICAL RECORDS AND E-HEALTH SERVICES
The Swedish DOME research consortium held a meeting in Karlstad June 4-5, 2019, where Information System’s Bridget Kane, Karlstad Business School, acted as host. The purpose of the DOME consortium is to build knowledge about the implementation and use of eHealth services. Its research is based on studies of e-health projects, in particular in cooperation with the parties involved in the establishment of Online Patient Records in Sweden (“Journalen”).
NETWORK MEETING AND COURSE IN CO-PRODUCTION OF KNOWLEDGE: ON DIGITIZATION, VALUE AND BUSINESS PROCESSES
Network meeting, guest lecture, part of course – and what's more, co-production of knowledge. When process orientation in practice was on the agenda, around 50 participants from different companies, organisations and Business School IT students attended the meeting. On 8 March, students and professionals spent the whole morning focusing on process orientation, digitization and how best to create value.
A new project on needs-driven research and development of methods and tools for IT-supported crisis management training was recently granted 4.8 million Swedish krona from the EU’s regional development fund Interreg.